Men bailed after child sexual exploitation arrests

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Crime

Six men arrested on suspicion of child sexual exploitation offences this week have been bailed.

A 74-year-old man from Aylesbury has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of rape of a female under 16, one count of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16 years, one count to procure a woman to become a common prostitute and one count of false imprisonment. He has been bailed to 3/3/16.

A 33-year-old man from Aylesbury has been arrested on suspicion of one count of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16 years. He has been bailed to 3/3/16.

A 36-year-old man from Aylesbury has been arrested on suspicion of one count of indecent assault on a woman over the age of 16 years, one count of rape of a female aged 16 or over and one count of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A – (Cocaine). He has been bailed to 4/3/16.

A 44-year-old man from High Wycombe has been arrested on suspicion of one count of rape of a female under 16, one count of rape of a female aged 16 or over, one count of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16 years, two counts of procure a woman to become a common prostitute, one count of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A (heroin), one count of false imprisonment, one count of conspire to manage or assist in the management of a brothel and one count of commit an act or a series of acts with intent to pervert the course of justice. He has been bailed to 2/3/16.

A 63-year-old man from High Wycombe has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of rape of a female under 16, two counts of indecent assault on a girl under 16, two counts to procure a woman to become a common prostitute, one count of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class A (heroin), one count of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug of class B (cannabis) and one count of keep or manage a brothel for prostitution. He has been bailed to 2/3/16.

A 49-year-old man from Luton has been arrested on suspicion of one count of indecent assault on a girl under the age of 16 years, one count of false imprisonment, one count of procure a woman to become a common prostitute, one count of being the owner/occupier allow the premises to be used for unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl aged 13-15 and one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with girl under 16 years. He has been bailed to 4/3/16.

At around 6am on Tuesday (2/12) officers executed warrants at five properties in Aylesbury, one property in Wendover, four properties in High Wycombe and one property in Luton.

The warrants are in relation to an investigation into reports of historic child sexual exploitation between 1998 and 2004.

Ailsa Kent, chief inspector from major crime in Aylesbury, said: “These warrants were in relation to an investigation into reports of historic child sexual exploitation between 1998 and 2004.

“Child sexual exploitation is and will remain a Force priority and we are investing more resources than ever before to tackle this type of exploitation across the Thames Valley. Safeguarding and protecting victims robustly and vigorously is a priority.

“People in the local community may have concerns about these warrants and I would ask them to speak to their local neighbourhood policing teams.

“If you have been a victim of child sexual exploitation, I would encourage you to come forward and speak to the police in confidence on 101. We will listen to you and support you.

“If you don’t want to speak to police you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Concerned about a child in Buckinghamshire? Call First Response – Buckinghamshire County Council on 0845 460 0001 or email: secure-cypfirstresponse@buckscc.gcsx.gov.uk.

Buckinghamshire also has a county-wide ‘R-U-Safe?’ service for young people run by Barnardo’s, which is able to offer advice and support to any young person worried about these issues. E-mail: rusafe@barnardos.org.uk, text: 07546 075 638